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Alta Mae Yeokum Jones
Birth: Dec. 19, 1916
Barton County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 2003
Allen County
Kansas, USA

Obituary, The Morning Sun, March 18, 2003:

Alta Mae Jones, 86, of Iola, formerly of Pittsburg and Independence, Mo., died Sunday, March 16, 2003, at Windsor Place, Iola.

She was born Dec. 19, 1916, at Liberal, Mo., to Clarence and Eva Alta Jackson Yeokum.

She was a homemaker, moving to Iola several years ago from Independence.

She was a member of the Mormon Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Karen Richards, of Iola, and Sharon Smith, of Edwards, Mo.; one sister, Gerry Ridley, of Iola; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Orville Yeokum.

Mrs. Jones has been cremated. Inurnment will be at later date at Pittsburg. Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel, Iola, is in charge of arrangements.


Married Robert Eldridge Margrave, June 1, 1935.
Married William James Jones, Jr., September 14, 1948. 
Family links: 
  Clarence Raymond Yeokum (1894 - 1976)
  Eva Alta Jackson Yeokum (1897 - 1980)
  William James Jones (1918 - 1989)
  Robert Eldridge Margrave (1914 - 1992)
  Alta Mae Yeokum Jones (1916 - 2003)
  Orville Lee Yeokum (1919 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Thanks very much to FAG Member, Orlena, for obituary.
Garden of Memories Cemetery
Crawford County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Gethsemane
Created by: Kathy Margrave
Record added: Jun 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20165738
Alta Mae <i>Yeokum</i> Jones
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Alta Mae <i>Yeokum</i> Jones
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Alta Mae <i>Yeokum</i> Jones
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- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Nov. 27, 2014
Rest In Peace, Grandma.
- Kathy Margrave
 Added: May. 27, 2012

- Marsha Williams Byrd of Missouri
 Added: May. 16, 2011
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